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Smith Must Wait to Demolish Buildings

Smith College will have to wait before demolishing two buildings on Paradise Road.

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Holyoke Takes Land for Intersection Plan

The Holyoke City Council has approved 12 eminent-domain land takings to improve a busy intersection.

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Molly Bish Family Issues Appeal

The mother of murdered teenager Molly Bish has released a letter to her daughter’s killer.

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Leverett Co-op Launches Capital Campaign

The Leverett Village Food Co-op is launching a capital campaign

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Easthampton Man Allegedly Drives Wrong-Way On Pike, Strikes Cruiser

An Easthampton man is under arrest, charged with driving the wrong way on the Mass Pike and crashing into a State Police cruiser.

Belchertown EEE Threat Critical

The Eastern Equine Encephalitis threat level has been raised to critical in Belchertown.

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Construction Continues in Northampton Amidst Toxic Soil Probe

Construction of two car dealerships in Northampton continues while possible toxic soil contamination is investigated.

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OSHA Probe of Northampton Death “Complicated”

OSHA continues to investigate a worker death at the state’s Department of Transportation facility on North King Street in Northampton.

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UMass Hosts Organic Farming Conference

Organic farmers from around the region will converge at UMass Amherst August 9th through 11th for the Northeast Organic Farmers Association conference.

Infected Mosquitoes Found in Pioneer Valley

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been found in the Pioneer Valley.

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette, vigil for opiod overdose deaths

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.